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Insiders say e-commerce companies are battling to procure passes for their logistics and delivery staff in various states. Since the logistics is time consuming and often clumsy while dealing with huge demand, there is urgent need for the government to look at alternate mechanisms like digital checks. The industry also wants uniform classification of essential items across the states, which needs to go down clearly to last mile delivery agents. There is no other way out. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and India’s logistics, infrastructural nightmare
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